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SUBSTITUTE NURSES

You can find more information here and how to apply to be a Registered Nurse Substitute at our schools. 

 

SUBSTITUTES

You can find more information here and how to apply to be a Substitute Teacher from October 23 - November 6, 2021. 

The selection of applicants to be invited to attend the substitute training class is based on three tiers.  Selections will first be made from Tier I, then Tier 2, and then Tier 3.

Tier 1

Applicants holding a valid Maryland certification for teaching.  Applicants holding at least a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.

Tier 2

Applicants holding at least an Associate's degree from an accredited college/university.  Applicants who have completed at least two years of study and earned 48 credits.  Applicants who have passed the ParaPro Assessment.

Tier 3

Applicants that have a high school diploma/GED.

Candidates must: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 
  • Submit to a criminal history background check.
  • Complete authorization for Employee History Verification forms.
  • Successfully complete the substitute training course
  • Observe in a school classroom a half-day to be completed between class day 1 and day 2 (directions will be given in class day 1).
  • Commit to at least 10 days of substituting per school year.

All employees of a public school system in Maryland are required to submit their fingerprints and undergo a criminal history background check. The State of Maryland charges the public schools a $60.00 fee for each set of fingerprints submitted. This fee must be paid by the substitute at the time the fingerprinting takes place.

Training Session Info

Classes are held at St. Mary's County Public Schools (Administration Building), 23160 Moakley Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650 in the Board of Education conference room.

Training SessionApplication DatesClass Day 1
9 AM to 3 PM

Class Day 2
9 AM to 3 PM

 #1 If you are selected to attend the subclass, you must attend both of the class dates. 

August 13 - 28, 2021

September 3, 3021

September 10, 2021
#2  If you are selected to attend the subclass, you must attend both of the class dates.  September 20 -
October 4, 2021
October 15, 2021 October 22, 2021
 #3 If you are selected to attend the subclass, you must attend both of the class dates. 

October 23 -
November 6, 2021

November 12, 2021 November 19, 2021

 #4 If you are selected to attend the subclass, you must attend both of the class dates

January 1 - 15, 2022 January 21, 2022 January 28, 2022

 #5 If you are selected to attend the subclass, you must attend both of the class dates

February 19 -
March 5, 2022
March 11, 2022 March 18, 2022

FY2021 Pay Dates for Substitute Employees

Substitute teachers are hired to teach students in the absence of a teacher, on a daily or long-term basis. Preferred applicants have had some experience working with children. Substitute employees are paid every two weeks during the school year, based upon the number of days worked. 

Sub Rate of Pay - effective 8-20-2021

Level of EducationFY21 Substitute Hourly RateFY21 Long-Term/Dedicated Hourly Rate
HS Diploma/GED $12.50 $13.50
AA Degree $13.00 $14.00
BA Degree $14.00 $15.00
MA Degree $15.00 $16.00
RN  $31.25  

As a substitute, you can: 

  • Make a difference for the children of our community.
  • Gain experience in an educational environment.
  • Determine your own days and hours of availability.
  • Select the schools in which you want to work.
  • Be at home when school is not in session.
  • Maintain your status as a full-time teacher applicant.
  • Earn extra money while you are working part-time elsewhere.

 Essential Job Functions of Substitute Teachers

  • Assumes all duties and responsibilities of the regular teacher on a given day. Long-term substitutes may also be required to attend staff meetings, parent conferences, etc.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with other employees and the public and deals with public relations problems courteously and tactfully.
  • Carries out written plans left by the regular teacher for the day's lessons and routines. Marks pupil assignments and classroom work according to school and teacher evaluation policies.
  • Records pupil absences according to school procedures.
  • Assumes the teacher's responsibility for the supervision of students in the building, on the grounds, or on field trips.
  • Becomes familiar with and follows school and division procedures for routines and emergencies.
  • Leaves a clear, written summary for the teacher of the work covered and other relevant comments.
  • During the planning period, performs duties as requested by the teacher or school administrator.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times: in the classroom, school site, administrative buildings, and in the community.